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Sylvan Lakers take a frozen dip for a cause

The annual Polar Bear Dip held during Winterfest is a fundraiser for organizations around town

SLIDESHOW: Winterfest fun in Sylvan Lake

The Winterfest fun took over the lake over Family Day weekend, Feb. 14-17

Sponsorships for Sylvan Lake Flags of Remembrance now open

Twenty sponsorships have already sold for the ceremony set to take place in September

Thousands of reasons to support the food bank

Supporting your local food bank couldn’t be easier

  • Feb 12, 2020

Sylvan Lake hosts hundreds of Highland dancers for competition

The eighth annual Red Deer Region Highland Dancing Association Open Competition was Feb. 8

Sylvan Lake’s Winterfest going to be bigger than before

The annual festival will take place in Sylvan Lake over the Family Day weekend, Feb. 14-17

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Winterfest 2020
Eckville Backyard Snow Park

Annual ladies night raises money for Sylvan Lake library

The sixth annual event served as a fundraiser for the first time and brought in almost $1,000

Sylvan Lake Legion awards poster and literary contest winners

The 2019 Remembrance Day Poster and Literary Contest winners received their awards on Feb. 1

Start a smoke-free and vape-free life

Alberta Health Services gives a few tips for those looking to give up their smoking habit

  • Feb 3, 2020

WATCH: Eckville man’s hobby creates wild backyard snow park

Dolan Baxter has been building snow parks ranging of all styles since he was a kid

PHOTOS: Sylvan Lake families enjoy afternoon of snowy fun

The annual Family Skating and Sledding Party was held at Leader Field on Jan. 26

‘Elder in the Making’ Herr Lecture in Lacombe brings light to Treaty 7

Documentary film/interactive talk highlights relationship between Blackfoot elder, Chinese newcomer

Sylvan Lake school to ring in 20th anniversary with new look

Ecole Mother Teresa Catholic School getting a new colour pallet alongside school and athletic logos

Mystery thrillers were Sylvan Lake’s popular reads in 2019

Half of the top 10 borrowed titles from Sylvan Lake’s library in 2019 were mystery crime thrillers

Central Alberta farm home to Himalayan-natives

Shane Juuti at West Gimlet Farms grew from having two yaks to over 450 since 1996

Sylvan Lake school busses cancelled, schools remain open

Busses for both Catholic and public schools have been cancelled due to extreme cold

Inaugural Snowflake Ball coming to Sylvan Lake

The free inter-generational dance will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Community Centre on Jan. 24

PHOTOS: Superheroes party at Sylvan Lake Municipal Library

The Superheroes vs. Villains event at the library included costumes, stories, games and crafts

GoFundMe set up for Lacombe family grieving loss of 22-year-old son

$4,650 has been raised so far to support Adam and Wendy Buyar

Tips to achieve that New Year’s Resolution from Sylvan Lake gym owner

Scott McDermott gives a few tips on how to achieve your New Year’s Resolution